Quebec

Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP)

 

Why Quebec??

Quebec is situated to the west of Ontario province. It’s the second most populated province. Quebec is surrounded by numerous bays and estuaries. The climate in the major cities is four-season snowy winters combined with warm to hot humid summers, continental with cold. The main sectors playing leading roles are of the knowledge economy such as aerospace, information and communication technologies, biotechnology, and the pharmaceutical industry also.

Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP)

The Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) is developed by the Government of Quebec and the Canadian Federal Government, allowing highly educated and trained foreign individuals to migrate to Quebec as skilled workers. Prospective migrants who apply to the Skilled Worker Quebec Program are given a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) according to a selection grid of factors, which they can use to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Benefits:

  • The backbone of the economy is, biotechnology, and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • No Job offer Letter required.
  • No Application Fees.
  • High Standard of Living.
  • No ECA evaluation is required.
  • It has an advanced, open and market-based economy.

Eligibility criteria for the QSW Program:

  • A score of at least 43 points for single and 52 point for family out of 100 on the NSNP points assessment grid;
  • Can apply with IELTS 5 bands in each.Minimum Qualification needed is Post-secondary diploma in a specific trade that required at least 2 years of full-time study after secondary school.
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in the last 10 years in National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B.
  • Have proof of Settlement funds and settlement plan.

 

Quebec Point Grid

 

Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) Program Eligibility
Human CapitalMax
Age16
Education14
Education Domain

 

*Area of training points are given based on the Quebec equivalent level of education and area of study. The result/Quebec equivalent may vary depending on where the degree was obtained, the duration of the program and the courses completed.

12
Language – French16
Language – English6
Skilled Work8
Spouse or Common-Law PartnerMax
Age3
Education4
Education Domain

 

*Area of training points are given based on the Quebec equivalent level of education and area of study. The result/Quebec equivalent may vary depending on where the degree was obtained, the duration of the program and the courses completed.

4
Language – French6
Stay and Family in QuebecMax
Stays in Quebec5
Family in Quebec3
Job OfferMax
Validated Job Offer in Quebec14
QSW Score Pass-mark-1 (min 43 / 52 pts)111
Additional FactorsMax
Children8
Financial self-sufficiency1
QSW Score Pass-mark-2 (min 50 / 59 pts)120